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New York Times, Tuesday, November 23, 1971

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Will Weng
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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B
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O
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D
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M
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K
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R
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A
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B
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W
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G
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O
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© 1971, The New York TimesNo. 8,137
Across
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Augured : BODED
6
Minor role : MAID
10
Barnyard food : MAST
14
White poplar : ABELE
15
Behold, in Milan : ECCO
16
Spread : OLEO
17
Kind of training : BASIC
18
Rand Corp., for one : THINKTANK
20
Humorist George : ADE
21
To be, in France : ETRE
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Mounted : AHORSE
24
Math lines : RADII
26
Greek letter : ETA
27
Word on a bathhouse door : MEN
28
Cutback : RETRENCHMENT
32
Thorough : ARRANT
33
Support : AID
34
Encourage : ABET
38
Factory : PLANT
39
Went for the bait : BIT
40
Trap : SNARE
41
Abel's brother : SETH
42
Consume : EAT
43
Locust tree : ACACIA
44
TV family man : ARCHIEBUNKER
47
Adage : SAW
50
Curve : ESS
51
Of the palate : VELAR
52
Stand for hot dishes : TRIVET
54
Show surprise : GASP
55
Poetic word : OFT
58
Irrelevant : UNRELATED
60
Mini-crown : TIARA
62
Aspect : MIEN
63
Withered : SERE
64
Past, to poets : OLDEN
65
Hanger-on : PEST
66
Vegetables : YAMS
67
Idles : RESTS
Down
1
Rum cake : BABA
2
O.T. book: Abbr. : OBAD
3
Prospector in Southwest : DESERTRAT
4
Wallach : ELI
5
Silent partner in a will fight : DECEDENT
6
System of measure : METRIC
7
Pain : ACHE
8
Where "on parle français" : ICI
9
Helped a cause : DONATED
10
Marquand sleuth : MOTO
11
Morning sound : ALARM
12
Common or horse : SENSE
13
Keepsake : TOKEN
19
Kublai ___ : KHAN
22
Hue : TINT
25
Brazil's Oswaldo ___ : ARANHA
26
Send forth : EMIT
28
Communicates : RAPS
29
Gardner : ERLE
30
Bebe Doc's land : HAITI
31
Yukon tributary : TANANA
35
Short cuts, at times : BACKROADS
36
Perry's lake : ERIE
37
Pull apart : TEAR
39
Exclamations : BAHS
40
Praxiteles, for one : SCULPTOR
42
Rapture : ECSTASY
43
Burrows and Beame : ABES
45
Dance : REEL
46
Sidesteps : EVADES
47
Electioneer : STUMP
48
Name in golf : ARNIE
49
Metal strings : WIRES
53
Opening : VENT
54
Beginning : GERM
56
Ridge on a guitar : FRET
57
Slow burns : TANS
59
Hyson : TEA
61
___ de France : ILE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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